The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Middleware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware Engineer
UK
Rank 579 606 598
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 16 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.042% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.045% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 8
Median daily rate £335 £420 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% -24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £370 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £370 £455
% change year-on-year
-21.62% -18.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42991 49435 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28051 31832 30735
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1560 1650 1930
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Middleware Engineer in the job title.

Middleware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 16 £335 -20.23% 6
London +9 8 £410 -2.38% 2
North East - 5 £290 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £290 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £290 -
South East +21 1 - - 2
Osterley +2 1 £450 -
City of London -8 1 £570 +52.00% 2
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £415 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £415 -
Yorkshire - 1 £415 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £435 -

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Middleware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Middleware Engineer in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Middleware
2 37 (67.27%) Linux
3 31 (56.36%) Unix
4 24 (43.64%) Oracle
5 23 (41.82%) Perl
6 21 (38.18%) WebLogic
7 19 (34.55%) Apache
7 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
8 17 (30.91%) Tomcat
8 17 (30.91%) Python
9 16 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (25.45%) WebSphere
10 14 (25.45%) ITIL
10 14 (25.45%) IBM
10 14 (25.45%) DevOps
11 13 (23.64%) Java
12 12 (21.82%) Solaris
12 12 (21.82%) Firewall
12 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
13 11 (20.00%) JBoss
13 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
14 10 (18.18%) DNS
14 10 (18.18%) Change Management
14 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
14 10 (18.18%) Puppet
14 10 (18.18%) High Availability
15 9 (16.36%) WebCenter
15 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
15 9 (16.36%) Finance

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (38.18%) WebLogic
2 19 (34.55%) Apache
3 17 (30.91%) Tomcat
4 14 (25.45%) WebSphere
5 11 (20.00%) JBoss
6 7 (12.73%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (9.09%) IIS
7 5 (9.09%) nginx
8 3 (5.45%) Confluence
8 3 (5.45%) MQSeries
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.82%) Mule
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.82%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.82%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) GitHub
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Boomi
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Firewall
2 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (18.18%) DNS
4 7 (12.73%) SSL
5 6 (10.91%) HTTP
5 6 (10.91%) Internet
6 5 (9.09%) Kerberos
7 3 (5.45%) AMQP
7 3 (5.45%) LDAP
7 3 (5.45%) Multicast
7 3 (5.45%) SAN
8 1 (1.82%) FTP
8 1 (1.82%) SMTP
8 1 (1.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) DB2
2 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.73%) JIRA
4 5 (9.09%) Subversion
5 2 (3.64%) Maven
6 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) Middleware
2 9 (16.36%) WebCenter
3 7 (12.73%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (12.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (9.09%) JSON
4 5 (9.09%) Software Packaging
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (7.27%) RESTful
6 3 (5.45%) J2EE
6 3 (5.45%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (5.45%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (3.64%) .NET
7 2 (3.64%) EntireX
7 2 (3.64%) XML
8 1 (1.82%) JMS
8 1 (1.82%) Kafka
8 1 (1.82%) REST
8 1 (1.82%) Spring
8 1 (1.82%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.82%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) Device Driver
2 4 (7.27%) Digital TV
2 4 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.27%) STB
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.64%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Linux
2 31 (56.36%) Unix
3 16 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (21.82%) Solaris
5 9 (16.36%) Windows
6 6 (10.91%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (9.09%) AIX
8 2 (3.64%) SUSE
8 2 (3.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.82%) OS/390
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) DevOps
1 14 (25.45%) ITIL
2 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (18.18%) Change Management
3 10 (18.18%) High Availability
4 7 (12.73%) Server Hardening
5 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.91%) Service Management
6 5 (9.09%) OO
7 4 (7.27%) API Development
7 4 (7.27%) Functional Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
7 4 (7.27%) Multithreading
7 4 (7.27%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Software Architecture
8 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Modelling
8 3 (5.45%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) Perl
2 17 (30.91%) Python
3 13 (23.64%) Java
4 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.91%) C
6 6 (10.91%) C++
7 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.45%) Ruby
8 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.64%) Jython
10 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Puppet
2 7 (12.73%) SELinux
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (3.64%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.82%) Ansible
5 1 (1.82%) Mesos
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Oracle
2 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
3 14 (25.45%) IBM
4 7 (12.73%) VMware
5 4 (7.27%) Informatica
6 3 (5.45%) MuleSoft
6 3 (5.45%) Splunk
6 3 (5.45%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.64%) Software AG
7 2 (3.64%) webMethods
8 1 (1.82%) Axway
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) HP
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.82%) Siebel
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